WAYNE COUNTY, Ga. (WSAV) — A crash early in the morning on New Year’s Day left one man dead in Wayne County.

Georgia State Patrol (GSP) said the one-car crash happened on Sunset Boulevard in Wayne County just after 2 a.m.

GSP launched an investigation and determined that the driver lost control of the 2011 Chevrolet Silverado while traveling in the southbound lane and hit a tree. The driver, Samuel Hargrove, 21, of Jesup, Ga was pronounced deceased after being transported to the hospital.

Police say that the next of kin have been notified of his death.